Fuel doubts leave power plants stranded

Fuel doubts leave power plants stranded

India is facing a severe coal shortage, which has stranded many power plants, which cannot be revived without secure fuel supply. The Centre has allowed states to import coal for their thermal plants because Coal India has not been able to meet its targets, leaving power plants stranded or short-supplied.

JM Financial, Clear Water may bid for 11 stressed power plants

JM Financial, Clear Water may bid for 11 stressed power plants

Clear Water, JM Financial and Piramal-Bain Capital are some of the private equity funds that have shown interest to take over the stressed power projects shortlisted under State Bank of India’s (SBI) Samadhan project for restructuring and revival, according to bankers.

Fly ash used to develop eco-friendly concrete

Fly ash used to develop eco-friendly concrete

Scientists have developed a material using fly ash – a byproduct of coal-fired power plants – that can replace cement in concrete, paving the way for greener buildings and structures in the future.

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